Firmware update / Stock ROM : Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U to Android 8.0.0 Oreo. The firmware available for downloading at https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/SM-G960U/. You can download your Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U firmware at the page and visit it to new update. You can check it from the download link to see all countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android 8.0.0 Oreo.
Firmware details below is one of the Android 8.0.0 Oreo firmware, you can download it according to your country at the link above.
Country USC from USA
Version Android 8.0.0
Build date Mon, 05 Jan 3046 10:37:00 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-02-01
Product code USC
How to install Android 8.0.0 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U :
- Extract (unzip) the firmware file. Download at https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/SM-G960U/
- Download Odin http://odindownload.com/SamsungOdin/
- Extract Odin ZIP file
- Open Odin
- Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key + Bixby key + Power Key for a while, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears )
- Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data, then Press and release Volume Up key
- Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
- Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
- Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
- Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes
If you got Boot Loop after update samsung firmware read this How to Fix Boot Loop After Update Samsung Android Firmwares
- Make sure to backup your data, It will erase all the data.
- Make sure the firmware is match with your Samsung Galaxy model number
- Make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
- if you get error message “SECURE CHECK FAIL: BOOTLOADER” when flashed the ROM, try to use the newest version of the firmware update.
- If your device rooted, flashing firmware will unroot it.
- Do this with your own risk